Thoughts While Shaving
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Thoughts While ShavingOur pear and plum trees are in full bloom, a little early, due to the unusual warm weather.

Blueberry farmers hopeful that we will not have another ‘freezin’ cold snap’, as we did a year ago.

The closing of Paul H. Sessoms Company in E-town is like a family member passing.  Paul Sessoms, Henry Bostic, Bob Marshburn are names from the past that passed through, providing a good service to many.  And, who could forget Jack’s Cookies and Wise Potato Chips?

Congrats to the East Bladen (27-1) ladies basketball team.  They defeated Midway Thursday night 65-56 and John Clark has a detail account on our sports page.  East Bladen, seeded #5 in the NCHSAA Class 2A Girls Basketball State Playoffs, will travel to #4 Richland (25-3) Saturday for 3rd round play.

A reminder of A Night at the Oscars, 6 PM Saturday, sponsored by the Bladen County Hospital Foundation and featuring music by 10 Spot, a Virginia Beach party band, at Lu Mil Vineyard in Dublin.  Tickets are $50 each.

Organizers of this years White Lake Water Festival are planning a special event, featuring Ski Heels from 1978, 40 years ago.  For more info contact Dawn Maynard at the E-town – White Lake Chamber of Commerce.  Call 910-874-0285 or email Tourism28337@embarqmail.com.

My candidate for ‘The Most Admired Man in My Lifetime’ would be Billy Graham, hands down.  He spent his entire life time doing the work of the Lord.  At 99 years of age, time for his reward. Thanks for the memories.

An honorable man restores the dignity of others.

If you want to be an honorable man, then be what you pretend to be.  Shannon I. Alder

My home is in Heaven.  I’m just traveling through this world.  Billy Graham